Meritage Homes Corporation

Purchasing Coordinator

Job ID
2017-4676
US-TN-Brentwood

Overview

From the homes we build to the careers we offer, we’re about doing things that actually make a difference in your life and the way you live. Meritage Homes is a thriving company that believes in building beautiful, incredibly innovative and energy-efficient homes people adore.

 

We were the first national top 10 homebuilder to have every home we build be 100% ENERGY STAR® certified. And with more than 100,000 homes built, our focus, since day one, has been to build incredible new homes and communities in prime locations for fantastic prices. But more than anything, we build energy-efficient homes and communities for people who appreciate a home being built the way it can, and should, be built. And for the staff at Meritage Homes that make this all possible, we believe in having the same standards of quality and reward that make for an enjoyable career. 

 

When joining Meritage Homes, you and your career can benefit in a number of ways, including:

  • An entrepreneurial work environment that encourages creativity and innovative ideas from every level
  • A competitive drive to be the best
  • Pride in delivering a quality product that benefits people and the environment, superior service, and exceptional value
  • Top-notch benefits
  • The opportunity to further your career in a growing national organization
  • Team atmosphere where every individual is considered a vital asset

 

 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

  • Work with purchasing staff to support division operational goals
  • Be responsible for reviewing and adjusting budgets.
  • Provide budget maintenance on a monthly schedule to ensure all budgets are in alignment with current contracts
  • Maintains and supplies weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting as needed to support decision making
  • Work with National team to maximize rebate collection. Make every effort to incorporate nationally contracted products into base and option offerings
  • Manage all contract documents including the preparation of plans and documentation for bid process; verify accuracy and completeness of all documents.
  • Assist in base cost and option price analysis. (More emphasis in new communities).
  • Review plans, scopes-of-work, and specifications for accuracy.
  • Assist in end-of month cost-off process to get accruals for current month closings.
  • Be responsible for high volumes of data entry.
  • Research and resolve vendor disputes, including product or pricing issues, and contract discrepancies.

 

Interpersonal/Communication Skills:

  • Strong Communication, Interpersonal, and Customer Service skills,
  • Ability to explain complex issues in a manner easily understood by industry personnel and customers with limited knowledge of construction processes or terminology
  • Ability to work with contractors, laborers, employees at all levels, and customers with a high degree of professionalism    
  • Good problem/conflict resolution skills with the ability to influence others and manage conflict in a positive manner
  • Must be able to analyze multiple variables, construction deficits or product problems to determine the root cause, and determine solutions to produce the desired outcome
  • Good leadership skills; ability to set priorities, and manage projects through all phases of completion

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • 1+ years’ experience in an administrative role.
  • Proficiency in MS Office products especially Excel.
  • Experience with Build-Pro, Salesforce, and JD Edwards software a plus.
  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints and other construction documents.
  • Experience with large project bidding and bid events a plus.
  • Enjoy a fast paced, high-volume work environment.
  • Work well within several departments outside the Purchasing Department.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Proactive in addressing questions and concerns in a professional manner.
  • Can work independently as well as with a team.
  • HIGHLY ORGANIZED.

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